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Call for Artists – MAAG Rocks Art! 2019

An Arts Festival in Mt. Airy to celebrate our 10th Anniversary, our new home, and neighbors!

Saturday, September 14, 2019 11 AM – 5 PM

The Mt. Airy Art Garage (MAAG) is holding an open call for artists to submit to “MAAG Rocks Art!”, a one-day Arts Festival in Mt. Airy on Germantown Avenue between Mt. Pleasant and Sedgwick Avenues on Saturday, September 14, 2019 (rain date: Sunday, September 15).

MAAG will be continuing our 10th Anniversary with a celebration of our new building. This is an opportunity for the diverse community of creative emerging and seasoned artists to exhibit and sell their work in downtown Mt. Airy. All artistic mediums will be considered! This event will be free to the public and feature food vendors, live music, and tours of our new space. Artists will get 10’ x 10’ spaces to display their work.

Artists are encouraged to submit their work for this opportunity! Booths will be $40 for MAAG members and $50 for non-members, which includes a $10 non-refundable Jurying Fee. Please note there will be no electricity provided for this event and artists may not sell, or give away, any food items.

All artists are encouraged to promote their work in this show and postcards will be available for distribution.

Fill out our Online Submission form and send payment and images to images.maag@gmail.com.

Submission Process

To apply you’ll need to do the following:

  • Fill out MAAG’s Submission Form
  • Up to 3 JPGs images (300 dpi) of the type of work you plan to sell. Be advised that submitted images may be used by MAAG for advertising and marketing if the work is accepted.
  • Entry Fee ($40/members, $50/non-members) which can be sent via PayPal
  • Artist Bio – A one-paragraph description about the artist

You have three options to submit:

Fill out our Online Submission form and send payment and images to images.maag@gmail.com.

Download and email the Submission Form (PDF), images, and payment to images.maag@gmail.com.

Mail the form (PDF), photos, and a check to Mt. Airy Art Garage, 6622 Germantown Ave., Philadelphia, PA 19119.

Due Dates:

Application Deadline: Sunday, August 24th, 11:59 PM  (Notification of Acceptance: Wednesday, August 28)

Arts Festival: Saturday, September 14, 11 AM –5 PM. Delivery & setup is 9 –11 AM, take down is 5 –7 PM

MAAG assumes no liability for any damage that may occur during the festival.

MAAG Rocks Art! 2019

The Mt. Airy Art Garage (MAAG) will be continuing our 10th Anniversary with “MAAG Rocks Art!”, a one-day Arts Festival in Mt. Airy on Germantown Avenue between Mt. Pleasant and Sedgwick Avenues on Saturday, September 14, 2019 (rain date: Sunday, September 15). This is an opportunity for the diverse community of creative emerging and seasoned artists to exhibit and sell their work in downtown Mt. Airy. This event will be free to the public and feature food vendors, live music, and tours of our new space once an hour on the hour.

We’re proud to announce the following artists who will be participating this year:

Denise Benrahou
Pillow and Tutu’s
 
Sheila & Deborah Brown
Jewelry
 
Jewelry
 
 
Handbags
 
Fine Art
 
Auriel Glanville
Geek Accessories
 
Nate Hirschbock
Ceramics
 
 
Itzik Lorant
Lamps
 
 
Belts and Handbags
 
Collage
 
Elizabeth Ralston
Painting
 
Roberto Rashid
Scarves
 
Ceramic Sculptures
 
Ceramics
 
Photographer
 
Illustration
 

Musicians

  • Luke Cleary – 11:15 AM – 11:45 AM
  • Leslie Hamilton – 12 PM – 12:30 PM
  • Ian Wolf – 12:45 PM – 1:15 PM
  • Barry Dwier –  1:30 PM – 2 PM
  • Charles Nolan –  2:10 PM – 2:40 PM
  • The Megs –  3 PM – 5 PM

Food Vendors

  • Pop-Pop’s
  • Phillip’s Tasty Hot Dogs
  • What’s on the Grill
  • Malelani Cafe

Community Partners and Groups

  • Weichert Realtors
  • Mt. Airy Playground
  • Voter Registration Table
  • Mt. Airy CDC